(Of a stimulus or mental process) below the threshold of sensation or consciousness; perceived by or affecting someone’s mind without their being aware of it.
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- A number of these studies have used subliminal stimuli to produce the increase in positive affect.
- As is typical with this method, no participant reported being aware of the subliminal faces.
- An audio subliminal message could be defined as a verbal stimulus perceived below the threshold of awareness.
subconscious, unconscious; hidden, concealed
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- The conclusion that the affective meaning of these subliminally presented stimuli was processed by the participants, stems from two lines of observations.
- Based on these data it can be concluded that affective priming for subliminally presented stimuli is a replicable phenomenon.
- We just don't realize how exactly we're being subliminally influenced.